Monthly Archives: August 2012

warrior dash

It was a few weekends ago that we really tested ourselves. First, we gathered as a family to support another family by running. The kids ran in a fun run and loved it! I just love seeing them with their … Continue reading

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pickles and friends

With a garden being fairly non-existent for us this year, I can only rely on the generosity of others to fill my pantry. But, I’d rather work a bit for my wares. And my friends and I (and the kids!) … Continue reading

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some doggy changes

First of all, we’ve had a summer visitor. Alfie, Stella’s “pup” from her first litter has been with us since late June. Eli has been working hard all summer with her to prepare her for her NAVHDA Utility Test. Field … Continue reading

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grassroots 2012

I’m going to make this a photo only post….the pictures will say it all: An amazing, amazing time! Just like every year!! Hope to see you there next year!!

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A month! A month and 2 days, really!! It has been far too long since I’ve been here and I’m a bit ashamed! I’m going to get right back into it, and I have so much to blog about. It … Continue reading

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